Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West Bengal, 2017-18

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EligibilityStudents studying in Higher Secondary, UG, PG and Research
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About the Program


Last Updated On : 07-12-2017   Posted By : Admin

Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Biotechnology, Government of West Bengal has announced the Hindi Scholarship Scheme 2017-18 for the students of West Bengal who are studying in higher secondary, graduation, post graduation and research (M.Phill, Ph.D. or M Litt. etc). The aim of this scheme is to promote the study of Hindi in Non-Hindi speaking states like West Bengal.

  • Hindi Scholarship Scheme, West Bengal, 2017-18

    In order to be eligible, an applicant must-

    • Be a student who belongs to a non-Hindi speaking state and ordinarily residing in West Bengal.
    • Have passed the madhyamik, higher secondary, graduation, post graduation or any other equivalent degree in 2017.
    • Have taken admission in any recognized full-time course with Hindi as the sole subject or as one of the combination subjects in the same year.
    • Have passed the previous qualifying examination with at least 60 percent marks in the first attempt and having Hindi as one of the subjects in the respective course.


    • The candidates who are studying in the B.Ed or B.T Course, having both methods and content of teaching Hindi are eligible.
    • The candidates who have registered themselves for the study of M Phill or Ph.D. or M Litt in Hindi language and literature are also eligible.
    • The candidates belonging to West Bengal but are living in any Hindi speaking states are not eligible for this scheme.
    • Candidates preparing for any private examination or are willing to pursue studies through correspondence are not eligible.
    • The candidates preparing for two courses simultaneously will be e|igib|e only when one of the subjects in both the courses will be Hindi.
    How can you apply?

    Process of application-

    Step 1: Application form can be obtained either-

    • Directly from the office address mentioned below( between 12 noon to 4 pm on any working day)-

    Scholarship & Stipend Section of Education, Directorate, West Bengal, 
    Bikash Bhaban, North Block, 9tn Floor, 
    Bidhannagar, Kolkata-700091

    Note- Applicant must carry the original mark sheets for reference. (Mandatory)

    • By post- For this, send an envelope containing stamp of INR 5 and address of the applicant with attested photocopy of mark sheet to the address mention above.

    Step 2: Fill in all the details of the application form

    Step 3: Send the completed application form to the same address mentioned above.

    Note- Candidate must obtain the application form before seven days from the deadline for submission i.e. 30th December 2017.

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Award details-
For Higher secondary stage- 

  • The amount of scholarship per month is INR 300 and the quota is 143.

For Graduation (UG) stage- 

  • The amount of scholarship per month is INR 500 and the quota is 72.

For Post-Graduation (PG) as well as Research stage-

  • The amount of scholarship per month is INR 1000 and the quota is 24.

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